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  • C. Metzner
  • Achim Schweikard
  • Bartosz Zurowski
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Original languageEnglish
Article numberP100
Number of pages2
JournalBMC Neuroscience
Volume11
IssueSuppl 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Abstract

[Poster presentation]. A dysfunction of GABAergic neurotransmission is hypothesized to be an important factor in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia [1], depression and anxiety disorders. Findings of decreased center-surround suppression (CSS, i.e. the mutual inhibition of a focal visual stimulus and its surrounding) have been interpreted in terms of GABAergic dysfunction [2]. Consistently, strongly decreased CSS is reported in schizophrenic patients [3]. However, the underlying mechanisms of this decrease remain unclear

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